Homeostatic Imbalances Essay

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Homeostatic Imbalances Cristina Ospino ITT Tech Juan Garcia Abstract What is hirsutism? It’s a hormonal imbalance that some woman have causing them to have thick facial hair or body hair. It comes out darker, and tends to be annoying and embarrassing. The condition can be caused by many things. There could be medically wrong with you like cancer or a tumor, or even a disease, and it is your body’s way of telling you that there is a problem, or it could be just because you were born in a gene pool of woman that have an abnormal amount of androgen. Androgen is a male hormone that is produced for men to have facial hair, deep voices, and thicker body types. All woman produce this hormone, just not as much as men do. When woman produce this hormone it causes them to have unwanted hair and other unwanted things. Have you ever wondered why there are women in the world with a mustache, a beard, or even with belly and back hair? You shouldn’t stare and judge them, like, “My word! Why don’t they just shave?” It’s actually a hormonal condition called Hirsutism. Hirsutism is a hormonal imbalance that makes woman have excessive or unwanted hair on their face, and, or, body. There are differences between the kind of hair that this condition brings than the regular “peach fuzz” that most woman complain about. The “peach fuzz” is actually quite normal, since us being humans, we produce hair on our bodies on a daily bases. The woman with hirsutism hair tends to be thicker and darker. More revealing to the eye kind of hair, which makes it annoying and embarrassing. Woman with hirsutism have more of a dose of a hormone, that all male and female have, but the normal woman have a low dose of, is called Androgen. As I said before, all woman produce this, but it is normal to have low of it. When we produce too much of it, it could be a cause of a condition

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